Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

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  • Published: 04 August 2018
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    I took some user comments way to seriously and figured out what it would take to melt obsidian and sand cast it into a sword.

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Comments • 27 914

  • Hudson Allyn
    Hudson Allyn  13 minutes back

    only reason why theirs that many dislike is because it was recommended way to many times.

    • Deanneboi Wiliams
      Deanneboi Wiliams  4 hours back

      Yo what Minecraft mod is this pls

      • hej SAN
        hej SAN  4 hours back

        you said a knife and in the title it says sword lol

        • Dr. Fénix
          Dr. Fénix  5 hours back

          That was the reason why aztecs made macuahuitl instead of an obsidian sword. They where genius

          • BerserkZeta
            BerserkZeta  6 hours back

            Sorry Minecrafters, but me an intellectual knows that obsidian can only be used to make Hellstone bars and obsidian skulls.

            • Little Idiot
              Little Idiot  7 hours back

              I love your cat

              • Britney Allen
                Britney Allen  13 hours back

                This video is amazing hi

                • lime loser
                  lime loser  16 hours back

                  can you link me the mod?

                  • FlameGuy
                    FlameGuy  18 hours back

                    Still appearing

                    • ClayPlayz
                      ClayPlayz  18 hours back

                      Gendry Boratheon who?

                      • Arne-Søren Iversen
                        Arne-Søren Iversen  1 days back

                        The best attempt would be if the mixed obsidian would be cooled slow. I meant really slow... Just throwing an idea out there

                        • Tony Howk
                          Tony Howk  1 days back

                          Melt diamond sword ,please

                          • José de Jesús Jiménez

                            Podría hacer mi tesis con la mitad del tiempo y esfuerzo que este tipo invirtió en hacer esa pendejada 🤔 pero naaa 😂😅

                            • Zach
                              Zach  2 days back

                              well dude, i gotta say, you have made the best attempt at this particular cast than any other youtuber i've seen.

                              • Rocket_ Industries Ltd

                                dammit its still in my recommended

                                • Michael Creech
                                  Michael Creech  2 days back

                                  I figured melting the obsidian and cooling it would have it re solidify as a different style of rock just because it takes special conditions for obsidian form and I feel like with all the flux and extras you were throwing in it would make it cool as something else

                                  • Fa A
                                    Fa A  2 days back

                                    7:00 When its 3 am

                                    • youdragman
                                      youdragman  2 days back

                                      no seria mejor fundir dentro del molde en polbo la roca y dejar enfriar en el molde y luedo romper el molde en vez de bolgar la laba en el molde

                                      • john whiley
                                        john whiley  2 days back

                                        Bloody Americans using Fahrenheit. Grrr

                                        • Rainy Nightz
                                          Rainy Nightz  2 days back

                                          Wait that's illegal you broke obsidian with a hammer. A HAMMER.

                                          • Rainy Nightz
                                            Rainy Nightz  2 days back

                                            Bruh that's illegal.

                                            • Ya-Boi-Insanity
                                              Ya-Boi-Insanity  2 days back

                                              Minecrafters realizing you can break obsidian with a hammer: *Years of academy training wasted!*

                                              • Jenna G.
                                                Jenna G.  2 days back

                                                oh, this was supposed to be a Game of Thrones thing?
                                                LOL

                                                • Ding Hong Chew
                                                  Ding Hong Chew  3 days back

                                                  Man they nerfed obsidian tools as well?Guess I’ll go back to gold tools

                                                  • Ovegrow120
                                                    Ovegrow120  3 days back

                                                    How to make everything half assed with expensive equipment

                                                    • Big Tony
                                                      Big Tony  3 days back

                                                      NOW TRY MELTING BEDROCK!!!




                                                      And you can’t be in creative mode for the bedrock video

                                                      • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

                                                        obsidian is weak in real life it scratches easily




                                                        so why did they make obsidian very durable in Minecraft?

                                                        • Cobra Killer496
                                                          Cobra Killer496  3 days back

                                                          Mojang lied

                                                          • Kelly theSinger
                                                            Kelly theSinger  3 days back

                                                            Why could you not just tell us no?

                                                            • NeedForSpeed2004
                                                              NeedForSpeed2004  4 days back

                                                              Make a sword using flex seal

                                                              • NeedForSpeed2004
                                                                NeedForSpeed2004  4 days back

                                                                Make a diamond sword

                                                                • Rocket Murphy
                                                                  Rocket Murphy  4 days back

                                                                  4:03 forbidden jello

                                                                  • Itz_Ven0m
                                                                    Itz_Ven0m  4 days back

                                                                    Minecraft hacker:

                                                                    • kenny denton
                                                                      kenny denton  4 days back

                                                                      In the first 3 minutes it looks like he's inventing a new coffee flavor

                                                                      • Farvadude
                                                                        Farvadude  4 days back

                                                                        5:22 floam

                                                                        • PremiumSoupBoi
                                                                          PremiumSoupBoi  4 days back

                                                                          it looks like dark matter in bo3

                                                                          • PremiumSoupBoi
                                                                            PremiumSoupBoi  4 days back

                                                                            make a diamond sword

                                                                            diamont is the strongest thing ever

                                                                            • Ultimateboi Ofawesome
                                                                              Ultimateboi Ofawesome  4 days back

                                                                              Obsidian is a very fragile glass. Buttttttttttttt if u managed to create a sword of obsidian... u could sharpen it to become VERY sharp but with ur first swing it may as well break.

                                                                              • Phantom Beast
                                                                                Phantom Beast  5 days back

                                                                                Game of thrones and Minecraft made obsidian famous

                                                                                • Yakov Terentev
                                                                                  Yakov Terentev  5 days back

                                                                                  minecrafters left the chat

                                                                                  • DylanCoolXD
                                                                                    DylanCoolXD  5 days back

                                                                                    12:31 if you play minecraft you would understand

                                                                                    • Charles Wagner
                                                                                      Charles Wagner  5 days back

                                                                                      What a beautiful disaster.

                                                                                      • Nathan Hannon
                                                                                        Nathan Hannon  5 days back

                                                                                        12:32 *What did you just bring upon this cursed land*

                                                                                        • officialamare
                                                                                          officialamare  6 days back

                                                                                          Just use a diamond pickaxe and your problems are solved

                                                                                          • Kenny Ken
                                                                                            Kenny Ken  3 days back

                                                                                            @ThyRubyKing ;0

                                                                                          • ThyRubyKing
                                                                                            ThyRubyKing  3 days back

                                                                                            @Kenny Ken yeah but use your coordinates and you can find it near lava

                                                                                          • Kenny Ken
                                                                                            Kenny Ken  3 days back

                                                                                            diamond is expensive

                                                                                        • Toasted
                                                                                          Toasted  6 days back

                                                                                          All i can say is, GG

                                                                                          • Edward Hughes
                                                                                            Edward Hughes  6 days back

                                                                                            first time watching you, it should be called how to fail badly, why not just heat it to up to 2500 degrees, or is that to easy.

                                                                                            • SpeakerWiggin49
                                                                                              SpeakerWiggin49  6 days back

                                                                                              Stop breaking shit!

                                                                                              • Cameron Reyes
                                                                                                Cameron Reyes  6 days back

                                                                                                Its dragon glass